Learn More About Cerebral Palsy (CP)

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that affect a person’s ability to move and maintain balance and posture. CP is the most common motor disability in childhood. CDC estimates that an average of 1 in 345 children in the U.S. have CP.

A young cheerleader with cerebral palsy

How much do you know about cerebral palsy? Take this quiz to find out.

Boy holding A, B, and C toy blocks

Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, behave, and move. CDC has checklists to help parents and others track a child’s development.

Image of toddler attempting to crawl up steps

Concerned about your child’s physical development but not sure what to do?
Try this tool for parents.